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Queer Nature Skillshare: Coal-Burned Spoons

We are adding a couple more skillshares for the LGBTQIAP+ community this season due to demand. Join us for the fourth of our series of skillshares for our LGBTQIA* community of all (a)genders! In collaboration with Women's Wilderness & Natural Wisdom Counseling, we received a small grant from The Open Door Fund to be able to offer community skillshares for the queer community. 

You MUST register online to attend!

Coal-burning is an ancient method of using fire to shape wood. With a steady supply of hot coals and a lot of patience, people without access to metal carving tools were able to make bowls and cooking pots out of large pieces of wood. Making wooden spoons is a shorter project that is a great introduction to coal-burning, where coals are used to hollow out the 'bowl' portion of the spoon. We will also use knives and rocks to shape and burnish the spoons. We will introduce knife safety and basic carving methods so previous experience with carving is not required. 

These events are for LGBTQIA* people ages 16-99+ years old. We have a suggested donation $10-$35 to cover costs for materials. Registration works by putting down a $10 deposit to hold your space so we can purchase/prep materials and you have the option of donating an additional $0-$25 when you arrive to cover guest instructor and location fees. We will send an email with location information post-registration. If finances are deterring you from registering, please contact us at We are so excited to see y'all!

Due to the nature of wilderness skills, we are needing CONFIRMATION of your ATTENDANCE by February 26th to be able to have time to prep. There is LIMITED SPACE! We're so looking forward to seeing y'all there! 

***ALLIES:*** This event is for the LGBTQIA community only. We've got awesome Nature Awareness courses via Women's Wilderness you can check out that we offer!

Earlier Event: February 25
EHDI Conference 2017